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Marine sanctuaries are great for our state

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Today South Australia’s new marine sanctuaries come into effect, a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to protect our state’s valuable marine areas and marine life. 
 
“Just as beautiful and unique areas on land have been protected in our beloved National Parks, now similarly special areas in our oceans will have the level of protection they deserve,” said Peter Owen, Director of The Wilderness Society SA. 
 
 
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Win for marine life, fish stocks, and South Australians

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Conservation groups are declaring today a win for regional communities, fish stocks and for marine life, after the Opposition’s Marine Parks Amendment Bill was defeated in the Lower House. “After fifteen years in the planning and over $40 million of investment it’s a huge relief to know that South Australia will finally receive a great marine parks network in less than a fortnight’s time,” said Peter Owen, Director of the Wilderness Society SA.
 
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Mediation at VCAT as Wilderness Society seeks pulp contract details

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MEDIA RELEASE Mediation at VCAT as Wilderness Society seeks pulp contract details Friday, 16 May 2014
 
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Cape mining threat to test Newman's new river protection laws

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Miners waste no time after the repeal of wild river laws New mining tenements proposed for some of the most contentious areas in Cape York Peninsula Tenements will provide the first test of Newman’s alternative framework to wild rivers
 
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Regional Plan greenlights destructive projects on Cape York

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  The release of the Cape York Regional Plan today heralds a new period of destructive development threats to the area following the repeal of the Wild Rivers Act, the Wilderness Society said today. “The finalised Cape York Regional Plan is designed to fast track destructive development on Cape York”, said Dr Tim Seelig, Queensland Campaign Manager of the Wilderness Society.
 

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